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SassyJoe changed her name...SO?

Monday, December 06, 2010

A couple days ago I posted my status as having changed my name. I was going to explain why, but the site would only allow so many characters for my status. I was going to post the reason the following day, but realized it would probably take 3 or 4 days' postings (because of the 'character limitation').

For those of you dying to know (like Flowerdalejewel, JLB1053, and SAC200...lol), when I joined SparkPeople, they wouldn't let me be "sassyjo" because they said someone else was already using it, so I made myself "sassyjoe".

The 'sassy' part of my name is a mispronunciation of 'sissy' that has stuck with me as a family nickname for 57+ years. (My family doesn't know how to let go of things.) The 'jo' part of my name was supposed to be short for Johnson, a name I 'borrowed' from my hubby almost 19 years ago.

Long story short (as IF I could possibly do that) some of the people at SP think I'm a guy named "Joe." So a couple days ago I changed it to SassyJay, as in the letter "J".

Of course now they'll think I'm a guy named "Jay." :^(
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WOLFKITTY 1/8/2011 11:36PM

    LOL, I don't think they will! But then again, I already know you.
HUGS!!
Jocelyn

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THEEXERCISER 12/10/2010 5:11PM

    lol

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SWRENN8 12/9/2010 11:08PM

  emoticon Sounds good to me.

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SAC200 12/7/2010 8:55PM

    we've already shortened you to SJ and that stilll works!

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JLB1053 12/7/2010 4:39PM

  Imagine... a character limitation. That's too much af a constraint for such a worthy explanation. Spark on SJ!! emoticon

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GIGALENA 12/7/2010 8:11AM

    LOL as long as you are here with us that is the important part.

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KOKO28 12/7/2010 6:45AM

    Oh you say it's a boring story, but it perked my boring day. It's five in the morning and I am eating breakfast by myself. Hardly a reason to start chuckling. But thanks to you, I am smiling like an idiot by myself. Your'e the best! emoticon And the wait was half the fun. Thanks for the story and not leaving me hanging.

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BAKERICLISA 12/7/2010 5:39AM

    Funny thing is when signing up I found that the common names I actually DO go by were already take too . . . I tried so many times that finally just put in anything it would take. Know the feeling of knowing who you are, but someone else already has your name . . . .


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BARCLE 12/7/2010 12:16AM

    lol at the ... "Of course now they'll think I'm a guy named "Jay.""

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CMPEARL 12/7/2010 12:15AM

    emoticon

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TATTER3 12/6/2010 11:29PM

    Whatever your tag...just keep Sparkin'!!!!

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